Below is a very brief tutorial on the basic capabilities of Excel. Refer to the Excel help files for more information.


 Colleen O’Neal’
 3 years ago
 Views:
Transcription
1 Excel Tutorial Below is a very brief tutorial on the basic capabilities of Excel. Refer to the Excel help files for more information. Working with Data Entering and Formatting Data Before entering data into a spreadsheet a little thought should be given as to the arrangement of the data. A typical use of Excel is to keep track of student grades. A convenient arrangement of data is to list the students names in columns and the various assignments in rows. The formatting of data (text, numbers, dates, currency etc..) can be set to your personal preferences. Select the data you wish to format and under the Format menu select Cells. The dialog box that comes up lists many different available formats. For instance you can choose to show only 1 decimal place for all calculations. Customizing the formatting can make it easier to look at the data. Individual cells are named according to which row and column they are in. By default excel labels columns with letters and rows with numbers. The data in the first column and first row is referred to as A1. Entering Formulas, Working with Data The power of Excel comes from it s ability to perform complex calculations on an active spreadsheet. This means that you can enter formulas for the manipulation of experimental data that update when the data changes. In order for excel to differentiate between a formula and text, the equal sign, =, is used to let the software know that what follows is a formula. All of the normal math functions are available. For example, if you wish to add 5 and 9 you would simple click on any cell and type =5+9, the cell would then display 14. Or if you would like to multiply the value in cell A10 by the value in cell B12 you would enter =A10*B12. Parenthesis are used the same way you would use them in algebra. For example, =(A10*B12)+C2 is different from =A10*(B12+C2). Arithmetic Operator Meaning Example + (plus sign) Addition (negative sign)  Subtraction Negation (negative 1) * (asterisk) Multiplication 5*8 / (forward slash) Division 7/3 % (percent) Percent 20% ^ (carat) Exponentiation 4^3 (i.e. 4 to the third power) E (or e) Scientific Notation 3.1E3 ( i.e ) Sqrt() Square root =sqrt(9.1) π, ( ) Pi =PI() sin(), cos(), tan(), etc.. Trigonometry functions* =sin(2*pi()) (i.e. sin(2π)=0) *Note: The default angles are in radians.
2 A basic task is the ability to select individual data points or data ranges listed in other cells. Data are referenced in formulas according to the table below. To refer to The cell in column A and row 10 The range of cells in column A and rows 10 through 20 The range of cells in row 15 and columns B through E All cells in row 5 5:5 Enter A10 All cells in rows 5 through 10 5:10 All cells in column H All cells in columns H through J The range of cells in column A though E and rows 10 through 20 A10:A20 B15:E15 H:H H:J A10:E20 The above reference formats are relative. That is, if you copy a formula containing the reference A10 to the next column to the right the reference in the formula is changed to B10. If you want a reference to be absolute (i.e. one that doesn t change when you copy the formula to another location) us the reference $A$10. Functions Statistical analysis of student grades and experimental data sets can provide useful information. For example, if we have a data set in column A that consists of 15 measurements. We can obtain the following values: Value desired mean median standard deviation Formula to enter =average(a1:a15) =median(a1:a15) =stdev(a1:15) confidence interval* =confidence(alpha, s, n) number of data points highest value lowest value range =count(a1:a15) =max(a1:a15) =min(a1:a15) =max(a1:a15)min(a1:a15) * In the formula for confidence interval alpha is equal to 0.05 for a 95% C.L. 0.1 for a 90% C.L. and so on, s is the standard deviation of the data and n is the number of data points. Note: The confidence interval assumes that you have the population standard deviation (i.e. infinite degrees of freedom). Do not use this function to calculate confidence intervals in the chemistry 116AL course. Note we could also use the reference (A:A) as follows =average(a:a) to return the average of all of the numbers in column A, not just the numbers in cells 1 to 15. Using these basic functions we can calculate the relative standard deviation (RSD)(standard deviation / mean) and the coefficient of variance (COV) (RSD * 100).
3 Advanced Data Analysis Excel will automatically calculate several common statistical values using the data analysis addin. not installed by default. To install the Analysis ToolPak perform the following steps. 1. On the Tools menu, click AddIns 2. Select the Analysis ToolPak checkbox 3. Click OK This addin is To use the tools perform the following 1. On the Tools menu, click Data Analysis 2. In the Analysis Tools dialog box, click the tool you wish to use (for example descriptive statistics) 3. Enter the required Input Ranges and Output Ranges 4. Click OK Students frequently wish to compare their own grades to the class. A graphical representation of this is the Histogram plot. The data analysis tools makes this task easy. A histogram is a plot of the frequency vs. a category. For grades the categories will be the various score ranges. Excel denotes histogram categories as bins. You must set up your bins before making a plot. For example, if you have a maximum of 100 points possible for a lab report you may choose to group your scores by tens. Choose an empty column and enter the following values: 0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 and 100. After setting up your bins, perform the following steps to generate a histogram plot. 1. On the Tools menu, click Data Analysis 2. In the Analysis Tools dialog box, click histogram 3. Click OK 4. Enter the cell range for your data in the Input Range: section (e.g. A1:A15) 5. Enter the cell range for your bins in the Bin Range: section (e.g. B1:B11) 6. Select the Output Range: button and enter a reference for a single empty cell (e.g. D1) 7. Select the Chart Output check box 8. Click OK The resulting plot should look something like the following:
4 Plotting in Excel Basic Plotting Arrange your data so that the x values are in one column and your y values are in another. For example x values are in column A1:A50 and the y values are in column B1:B50. Select this data range, i.e. click and drag your mouse to select the range A1:B50. Perform the following to make a plot. 1. From the Insert menu, click Chart 2. From the chart wizard dialog box select XY (Scatter) 3. Pick the type of plot you would like (e.g. symbols, lines or both) 4. click Next (a preview of your plot will be shown) 5. click Next 6. Insert the appropriate labels for the Value (X) axis, Value (Y) axis and Chart Title for your chart (you may leave any or all of these fields blank) 7. Click Finish Your plot will be inserted into you spreadsheet. Many items can be customized on the plot, including the marker sizes, shapes and colors and line styles, widths and colors. If you right click on one of your data points and select Format Data Series, a dialog box will come up with options to change all these attributes. Alternatively you can click on one of your data points to select them and from the Format menu select Selected Data Series to bring up the same options box. Adding a Least Squares Fit to your data Often times a best fit to a line is need for data analysis. This can be accomplished with Excel as well. For example we have the following data plotted as described above and we wish to fit this data to a straight line. Click on the chart to select it and from the Chart menu select Add Trendline. A dialog box will come up asking what type of fit you would like. Several options are available, choose Linear. Click on the Options tab and click on the Display Equation on Chart check box. You can forecast forward or backwards if you would like to extend the line past the range of your data. For example, the above chart is forecast forward by 5 units and backward by 0 units, shown below. Note where the best fit line extends to.
5 Many times the slope and/or intercept value are needed in other calculations. These values can be obtained as a spreadsheet function for use in other calculations. As above let s assume we have our x values in column A1:A50 and our y values in column B1:B50. Desired Value slope yintercept Enter =slope(b1:b50, A1:A50) =intercept(b1:b50, A1:A50) The resulting values can now be used in further calculations as required.
EXCEL Tutorial: How to use EXCEL for Graphs and Calculations.
EXCEL Tutorial: How to use EXCEL for Graphs and Calculations. Excel is powerful tool and can make your life easier if you are proficient in using it. You will need to use Excel to complete most of your
More informationMicrosoft Excel Tutorial
Microsoft Excel Tutorial by Dr. James E. Parks Department of Physics and Astronomy 401 Nielsen Physics Building The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee 379961200 Copyright August, 2000 by James
More informationAssignment objectives:
Assignment objectives: Regression Pivot table Exercise #1 Simple Linear Regression Often the relationship between two variables, Y and X, can be adequately represented by a simple linear equation of the
More informationExcel 2010: Create your first spreadsheet
Excel 2010: Create your first spreadsheet Goals: After completing this course you will be able to: Create a new spreadsheet. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in a spreadsheet. Enter and format column
More informationCalibration and Linear Regression Analysis: A SelfGuided Tutorial
Calibration and Linear Regression Analysis: A SelfGuided Tutorial Part 1 Instrumental Analysis with Excel: The Basics CHM314 Instrumental Analysis Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Dr. D.
More informationSummary of important mathematical operations and formulas (from first tutorial):
EXCEL Intermediate Tutorial Summary of important mathematical operations and formulas (from first tutorial): Operation Key Addition + Subtraction  Multiplication * Division / Exponential ^ To enter a
More informationUsing Excel (Microsoft Office 2007 Version) for Graphical Analysis of Data
Using Excel (Microsoft Office 2007 Version) for Graphical Analysis of Data Introduction In several upcoming labs, a primary goal will be to determine the mathematical relationship between two variable
More informationAppendix 2.1 Tabular and Graphical Methods Using Excel
Appendix 2.1 Tabular and Graphical Methods Using Excel 1 Appendix 2.1 Tabular and Graphical Methods Using Excel The instructions in this section begin by describing the entry of data into an Excel spreadsheet.
More informationIntro to Excel spreadsheets
Intro to Excel spreadsheets What are the objectives of this document? The objectives of document are: 1. Familiarize you with what a spreadsheet is, how it works, and what its capabilities are; 2. Using
More informationTable of Contents TASK 1: DATA ANALYSIS TOOLPAK... 2 TASK 2: HISTOGRAMS... 5 TASK 3: ENTER MIDPOINT FORMULAS... 11
Table of Contents TASK 1: DATA ANALYSIS TOOLPAK... 2 TASK 2: HISTOGRAMS... 5 TASK 3: ENTER MIDPOINT FORMULAS... 11 TASK 4: ADD TOTAL LABEL AND FORMULA FOR FREQUENCY... 12 TASK 5: MODIFICATIONS TO THE HISTOGRAM...
More informationUsing Microsoft Excel to Plot and Analyze Kinetic Data
Entering and Formatting Data Using Microsoft Excel to Plot and Analyze Kinetic Data Open Excel. Set up the spreadsheet page (Sheet 1) so that anyone who reads it will understand the page (Figure 1). Type
More informationIntroduction to Statistical Computing in Microsoft Excel By Hector D. Flores; hflores@rice.edu, and Dr. J.A. Dobelman
Introduction to Statistical Computing in Microsoft Excel By Hector D. Flores; hflores@rice.edu, and Dr. J.A. Dobelman Statistics lab will be mainly focused on applying what you have learned in class with
More informationGraphing Parabolas With Microsoft Excel
Graphing Parabolas With Microsoft Excel Mr. Clausen Algebra 2 California State Standard for Algebra 2 #10.0: Students graph quadratic functions and determine the maxima, minima, and zeros of the function.
More informationA Guide to Using Excel in Physics Lab
A Guide to Using Excel in Physics Lab Excel has the potential to be a very useful program that will save you lots of time. Excel is especially useful for making repetitious calculations on large data sets.
More information0 Introduction to Data Analysis Using an Excel Spreadsheet
Experiment 0 Introduction to Data Analysis Using an Excel Spreadsheet I. Purpose The purpose of this introductory lab is to teach you a few basic things about how to use an EXCEL 2010 spreadsheet to do
More informationMicrosoft Excel 2010 Part 3: Advanced Excel
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES Microsoft Excel 2010 Part 3: Advanced Excel Winter 2015, Version 1.0 Table of Contents Introduction...2 Sorting Data...2 Sorting
More informationSpreadsheets and Laboratory Data Analysis: Excel 2003 Version (Excel 2007 is only slightly different)
Spreadsheets and Laboratory Data Analysis: Excel 2003 Version (Excel 2007 is only slightly different) Spreadsheets are computer programs that allow the user to enter and manipulate numbers. They are capable
More informationBill Burton Albert Einstein College of Medicine william.burton@einstein.yu.edu April 28, 2014 EERS: Managing the Tension Between Rigor and Resources 1
Bill Burton Albert Einstein College of Medicine william.burton@einstein.yu.edu April 28, 2014 EERS: Managing the Tension Between Rigor and Resources 1 Calculate counts, means, and standard deviations Produce
More informationExcel Guide for Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus
Excel Guide for Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus Revathi Narasimhan Kean University A technology guide to accompany Mathematical Applications, 6 th Edition Applied Calculus, 2 nd Edition Calculus:
More informationFigure 1. An embedded chart on a worksheet.
8. Excel Charts and Analysis ToolPak Charts, also known as graphs, have been an integral part of spreadsheets since the early days of Lotus 123. Charting features have improved significantly over the
More informationEngineering Problem Solving and Excel. EGN 1006 Introduction to Engineering
Engineering Problem Solving and Excel EGN 1006 Introduction to Engineering Mathematical Solution Procedures Commonly Used in Engineering Analysis Data Analysis Techniques (Statistics) Curve Fitting techniques
More informationEXPERIMENT GRAPHING IN EXCEL
EXPERIMENT GRAPHING IN EXCEL Introduction In this lab you will learn how to use Microsoft Excel to plot and analyze data that you obtain while doing experiments. In this lab you learn how to Enter data
More informationSECTION 21: OVERVIEW SECTION 22: FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS
SECTION 21: OVERVIEW Chapter 2 Describing, Exploring and Comparing Data 19 In this chapter, we will use the capabilities of Excel to help us look more carefully at sets of data. We can do this by reorganizing
More informationTutorial 2: Using Excel in Data Analysis
Tutorial 2: Using Excel in Data Analysis This tutorial guide addresses several issues particularly relevant in the context of the level 1 Physics lab sessions at Durham: organising your work sheet neatly,
More informationMicrosoft Excel 2003
Microsoft Excel 2003 Data Analysis Larry F. Vint, Ph.D lvint@niu.edu 8157538053 Technical Advisory Group Customer Support Services Northern Illinois University 120 Swen Parson Hall DeKalb, IL 60115 Copyright
More informationTo create a histogram, you must organize the data in two columns on the worksheet. These columns must contain the following data:
You can analyze your data and display it in a histogram (a column chart that displays frequency data) by using the Histogram tool of the Analysis ToolPak. This data analysis addin is available when you
More informationAn Introduction to Graphing in Excel
An Introduction to Graphing in Excel This example uses Excel to graph Y vs X. This problem starts as follows: 1.Complete the following table and on graph paper, graph the line for the equation x 2y = Identify
More informationUSING EXCEL ON THE COMPUTER TO FIND THE MEAN AND STANDARD DEVIATION AND TO DO LINEAR REGRESSION ANALYSIS AND GRAPHING TABLE OF CONTENTS
USING EXCEL ON THE COMPUTER TO FIND THE MEAN AND STANDARD DEVIATION AND TO DO LINEAR REGRESSION ANALYSIS AND GRAPHING Dr. Susan Petro TABLE OF CONTENTS Topic Page number 1. On following directions 2 2.
More informationFigure 1: Excel s data grid and addressing
This is meant to be a short tutorial in how to effectively use Microsoft Excel, a software package that most people are generally familiar with, to plot and analyze scientific data. Basic Excel: First
More informationPERFORMING REGRESSION ANALYSIS USING MICROSOFT EXCEL
PERFORMING REGRESSION ANALYSIS USING MICROSOFT EXCEL John O. Mason, Ph.D., CPA Professor of Accountancy Culverhouse School of Accountancy The University of Alabama Abstract: This paper introduces you to
More informationBowerman, O'Connell, Aitken Schermer, & Adcock, Business Statistics in Practice, Canadian edition
Bowerman, O'Connell, Aitken Schermer, & Adcock, Business Statistics in Practice, Canadian edition Online Learning Centre Technology StepbyStep  Excel Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet software application
More informationMicrosoft Excel Tutorial
Microsoft Excel Tutorial Microsoft Excel spreadsheets are a powerful and easy to use tool to record, plot and analyze experimental data. Excel is commonly used by engineers to tackle sophisticated computations
More informationMICROSOFT EXCEL 20072010 FORECASTING AND DATA ANALYSIS
MICROSOFT EXCEL 20072010 FORECASTING AND DATA ANALYSIS Contents NOTE Unless otherwise stated, screenshots in this book were taken using Excel 2007 with a blue colour scheme and running on Windows Vista.
More informationUsing Excel for Handling, Graphing, and Analyzing Scientific Data:
Using Excel for Handling, Graphing, and Analyzing Scientific Data: A Resource for Science and Mathematics Students Scott A. Sinex Barbara A. Gage Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering Prince
More informationThe Center for Teaching, Learning, & Technology
The Center for Teaching, Learning, & Technology Instructional Technology Workshops Microsoft Excel 2010 Formulas and Charts Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed Faculty and Staff Development Programs Colston
More informationDealing with Data in Excel 2010
Dealing with Data in Excel 2010 Excel provides the ability to do computations and graphing of data. Here we provide the basics and some advanced capabilities available in Excel that are useful for dealing
More informationUsing Excel for descriptive statistics
FACT SHEET Using Excel for descriptive statistics Introduction Biologists no longer routinely plot graphs by hand or rely on calculators to carry out difficult and tedious statistical calculations. These
More informationMicrosoft Excel. Qi Wei
Microsoft Excel Qi Wei Excel (Microsoft Office Excel) is a spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot
More informationInteractive Excel Spreadsheets:
Interactive Excel Spreadsheets: Constructing Visualization Tools to Enhance Your Learnercentered Math and Science Classroom Scott A. Sinex Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering Prince George
More informationSan Jose State University Engineering 10 1
KY San Jose State University Engineering 10 1 Select Insert from the main menu Plotting in Excel Select All Chart Types San Jose State University Engineering 10 2 Definition: A chart that consists of multiple
More informationPreface of Excel Guide
Preface of Excel Guide The use of spreadsheets in a course designed primarily for business and social science majors can enhance the understanding of the underlying mathematical concepts. In addition,
More informationSOME EXCEL FORMULAS AND FUNCTIONS
SOME EXCEL FORMULAS AND FUNCTIONS About calculation operators Operators specify the type of calculation that you want to perform on the elements of a formula. Microsoft Excel includes four different types
More informationData Analysis Tools. Tools for Summarizing Data
Data Analysis Tools This section of the notes is meant to introduce you to many of the tools that are provided by Excel under the Tools/Data Analysis menu item. If your computer does not have that tool
More informationAbsorbance Spectrophotometry: Analysis of FD&C Red Food Dye #40 Calibration Curve Procedure
Absorbance Spectrophotometry: Analysis of FD&C Red Food Dye #40 Calibration Curve Procedure Note: there is a second document that goes with this one! 2046  Absorbance Spectrophotometry. Make sure you
More informationData exploration with Microsoft Excel: univariate analysis
Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: univariate analysis Contents 1 Introduction... 1 2 Exploring a variable s frequency distribution... 2 3 Calculating measures of central tendency... 16 4 Calculating
More information1. Go to your programs menu and click on Microsoft Excel.
Elementary Statistics Computer Assignment 1 Using Microsoft EXCEL 2003, follow the steps below. For Microsoft EXCEL 2007 instructions, go to the next page. For Microsoft 2010 and 2007 instructions with
More informationhttp://schoolmaths.com Gerrit Stols
For more info and downloads go to: http://schoolmaths.com Gerrit Stols Acknowledgements GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics open source (free) software for learning and teaching mathematics in schools. It
More informationCreating a Gradebook in Excel
Creating a Spreadsheet Gradebook 1 Creating a Gradebook in Excel Spreadsheets are a great tool for creating gradebooks. With a little bit of work, you can create a customized gradebook that will provide
More informationGeoGebra Statistics and Probability
GeoGebra Statistics and Probability Project Maths Development Team 2013 www.projectmaths.ie Page 1 of 24 Index Activity Topic Page 1 Introduction GeoGebra Statistics 3 2 To calculate the Sum, Mean, Count,
More informationStatistical Analysis Using Gnumeric
Statistical Analysis Using Gnumeric There are many software packages that will analyse data. For casual analysis, a spreadsheet may be an appropriate tool. Popular spreadsheets include Microsoft Excel,
More informationCourse 2000020 Advanced Life Science 7th Grade Curriculum Extension
Course 2000020 Advanced Life Science 7th Grade Curriculum Extension Laboratory investigations which include the use of scientific inquiry, research, measurement, problem solving, laboratory apparatus and
More informationEntering data and doing repetitive calculations with Excel
Entering data and doing repetitive calculations with Excel Start by entering preliminary data in columns. Label each column. If you need to do repetitive calculations on your data before you make a graph,
More informationData Analysis. Using Excel. Jeffrey L. Rummel. BBA Seminar. Data in Excel. Excel Calculations of Descriptive Statistics. Single Variable Graphs
Using Excel Jeffrey L. Rummel Emory University Goizueta Business School BBA Seminar Jeffrey L. Rummel BBA Seminar 1 / 54 Excel Calculations of Descriptive Statistics Single Variable Graphs Relationships
More informationSTC: Descriptive Statistics in Excel 2013. Running Descriptive and Correlational Analysis in Excel 2013
Running Descriptive and Correlational Analysis in Excel 2013 Tips for coding a survey Use short phrases for your data table headers to keep your worksheet neat, you can always edit the labels in tables
More informationINTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL 1 INTRODUCTION Anyone who has used a computer for more than just playing games will be aware of spreadsheets A spreadsheet is a versatile computer program (package) that enables you
More informationESTIMATING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DEMAND USING BOUNDED SALES DATA
ESTIMATING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DEMAND USING BOUNDED SALES DATA Michael R. Middleton, McLaren School of Business, University of San Francisco 0 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 00  middleton@usfca.edu
More informationComputer Training Centre University College Cork. Excel 2013 Pivot Tables
Computer Training Centre University College Cork Excel 2013 Pivot Tables Table of Contents Pivot Tables... 1 Changing the Value Field Settings... 2 Refreshing the Data... 3 Refresh Data when opening a
More informationScientific Graphing in Excel 2010
Scientific Graphing in Excel 2010 When you start Excel, you will see the screen below. Various parts of the display are labelled in red, with arrows, to define the terms used in the remainder of this overview.
More informationbusiness statistics using Excel OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Glyn Davis & Branko Pecar
business statistics using Excel Glyn Davis & Branko Pecar OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Detailed contents Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2003 Overview Learning Objectives 1.1 Introduction to Microsoft Excel
More informationSearch help. More on Office.com: images templates. Here are some basic tasks that you can do in Microsoft Excel 2010.
Page 1 of 8 Excel 2010 Home > Excel 2010 Help and Howto > Getting started with Excel Search help More on Office.com: images templates Basic tasks in Excel 2010 Here are some basic tasks that you can do
More informationThe Basic Practice of Statistics Fifth Edition
EXCEL MANUAL for Moore s The Basic Practice of Statistics Fifth Edition Betsy Greenberg University of Texas Austin with solutions by Linda Myers Harrisburg Area Community College W.H. Freeman and Company
More informationUsing MS Excel to Analyze Data: A Tutorial
Using MS Excel to Analyze Data: A Tutorial Various data analysis tools are available and some of them are free. Because using data to improve assessment and instruction primarily involves descriptive and
More informationseven Statistical Analysis with Excel chapter OVERVIEW CHAPTER
seven Statistical Analysis with Excel CHAPTER chapter OVERVIEW 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Understanding Data 7.3 Relationships in Data 7.4 Distributions 7.5 Summary 7.6 Exercises 147 148 CHAPTER 7 Statistical
More informationHow to Use a Data Spreadsheet: Excel
How to Use a Data Spreadsheet: Excel One does not necessarily have special statistical software to perform statistical analyses. Microsoft Office Excel can be used to run statistical procedures. Although
More informationEXCEL EXERCISE AND ACCELERATION DUE TO GRAVITY
EXCEL EXERCISE AND ACCELERATION DUE TO GRAVITY Objective: To learn how to use the Excel spreadsheet to record your data, calculate values and make graphs. To analyze the data from the Acceleration Due
More informationTo reuse a template that you ve recently used, click Recent Templates, click the template that you want, and then click Create.
What is Excel? Applies to: Excel 2010 Excel is a spreadsheet program in the Microsoft Office system. You can use Excel to create and format workbooks (a collection of spreadsheets) in order to analyze
More informationAs in the example above, a Budget created on the computer typically has:
Activity Card Create a How will you ensure that your expenses do not exceed what you planned to invest or spend? You can create a budget to plan your expenditures and earnings. As a family, you can plan
More informationHistogram Tutorial for Excel 2007
Histogram Tutorial for Excel 2007 What is a Histogram? Installing the Analysis Toolpak for Excel Creating a histogram using the Histogram Tool Alternate method for creating a histogram What is a Histogram?
More informationPlots, CurveFitting, and Data Modeling in Microsoft Excel
Plots, CurveFitting, and Data Modeling in Microsoft Excel This handout offers some tips on making nice plots of data collected in your lab experiments, as well as instruction on how to use the builtin
More informationUsing Excel 2003 with Basic Business Statistics
Using Excel 2003 with Basic Business Statistics Introduction Use this document if you plan to use Excel 2003 with Basic Business Statistics, 12th edition. Instructions specific to Excel 2003 are needed
More informationTINspire CAS Graphing Calculator
TINspire CAS Graphing Calculator Contents Opening a New Document 2 Setting Auto/Approximate Mode 2 Setting Degree Mode 2 Copying and Pasting a Expression or Equation 3 Accessing the Catalogue 3 Defining
More informationExcel 2007 Tutorial  Draft
These notes will serve as a guide and reminder of several features in Excel 2007 that make the use of a spreadsheet more like an interactive thinking tool. The basic features/options to be explored are:
More informationExcel Tutorial. Bio 150B Excel Tutorial 1
Bio 15B Excel Tutorial 1 Excel Tutorial As part of your laboratory writeups and reports during this semester you will be required to collect and present data in an appropriate format. To organize and
More informationEXCEL SPREADSHEET MANUAL
EXCEL SPREADSHEET MANUAL to accompany CALCULUS FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES GREENWELL RITCHEY LIAL Paula Grafton Young Salem College J. Todd Lee Elon College Boston San Francisco New York London Toronto Sydney
More informationData exploration with Microsoft Excel: analysing more than one variable
Data exploration with Microsoft Excel: analysing more than one variable Contents 1 Introduction... 1 2 Comparing different groups or different variables... 2 3 Exploring the association between categorical
More informationFormulas & Functions in Microsoft Excel
Formulas & Functions in Microsoft Excel Theresa A Scott, MS Biostatistician III Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University theresa.scott@vanderbilt.edu Table of Contents 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Using
More informationDashboard logging data graphs. Dashboard logging data graphs How to create graphs from Dashboard logging data using MS Excel.
Dashboard logging data graphs How to create graphs from Dashboard logging data using MS Excel Introduction The TBS Dashboard for Windows software environment, offers data logging capabilities for each
More informationExcel 2003 Tutorial I
This tutorial was adapted from a tutorial by see its complete version at http://www.fgcu.edu/support/office2000/excel/index.html Excel 2003 Tutorial I Spreadsheet Basics Screen Layout Title bar Menu bar
More informationExperiment 1A: Excel Graphing Exercise
Physics 210 Lab Manual Page 11 Experiment 1A: Excel Graphing Exercise The data for this exercise comes from measuring the time for a simple pendulum to swing back and forth 20 times as a function of the
More informationHow to make a line graph using Excel 2007
How to make a line graph using Excel 2007 Format your data sheet Make sure you have a title and each column of data has a title. If you are entering data by hand, use time or the independent variable in
More informationProducing a Gantt Chart Using Microsoft Excel s Bar Graph Functionality
Producing a Gantt Chart Using Microsoft Excel s Bar Graph Functionality Introduction Gantt Charts are used in a variety of settings, especially when complex projects are implemented. Gantt Charts give
More informationUpdates to Graphing with Excel
Updates to Graphing with Excel NCC has recently upgraded to a new version of the Microsoft Office suite of programs. As such, many of the directions in the Biology Student Handbook for how to graph with
More informationWhat is the difference between simple and compound interest and does it really matter?
Module gtf1 Simple Versus Compound Interest What is the difference between simple and compound interest and does it really matter? There are various methods for computing interest. Do you know what the
More informationSample Table. Columns. Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Row 1 Cell 1 Cell 2 Cell 3 Row 2 Cell 4 Cell 5 Cell 6 Row 3 Cell 7 Cell 8 Cell 9.
Working with Tables in Microsoft Word The purpose of this document is to lead you through the steps of creating, editing and deleting tables and parts of tables. This document follows a tutorial format
More informationGeoGebra. 10 lessons. Gerrit Stols
GeoGebra in 10 lessons Gerrit Stols Acknowledgements GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics open source (free) software for learning and teaching mathematics in schools. It was developed by Markus Hohenwarter
More informationReading: Graphing Techniques Revised 3/6/12 GRAPHING TECHNIQUES
GRAPHING TECHNIQUES Mathematical relationships between variables are determined by graphing experimental data. For example, the linear relationship between the concentration and the absorption of dilute
More informationChapter 4. Spreadsheets
Chapter 4. Spreadsheets We ve discussed rather briefly the use of computer algebra in 3.5. The approach of relying on www.wolframalpha.com is a poor subsititute for a fullfeatured computer algebra program
More informationMBA 611 STATISTICS AND QUANTITATIVE METHODS
MBA 611 STATISTICS AND QUANTITATIVE METHODS Part I. Review of Basic Statistics (Chapters 111) A. Introduction (Chapter 1) Uncertainty: Decisions are often based on incomplete information from uncertain
More informationTechnology StepbyStep Using StatCrunch
Technology StepbyStep Using StatCrunch Section 1.3 Simple Random Sampling 1. Select Data, highlight Simulate Data, then highlight Discrete Uniform. 2. Fill in the following window with the appropriate
More information1. Microsoft Excel Basics:
1. Microsoft Excel Basics: This section introduces data manipulation using Microsoft Excel, including importing, copying and pasting data and entering equations. A basic understanding of computer operating
More informationMARS STUDENT IMAGING PROJECT
MARS STUDENT IMAGING PROJECT Data Analysis Practice Guide Mars Education Program Arizona State University Data Analysis Practice Guide This set of activities is designed to help you organize data you collect
More informationFREE FALL. Introduction. Reference Young and Freedman, University Physics, 12 th Edition: Chapter 2, section 2.5
Physics 161 FREE FALL Introduction This experiment is designed to study the motion of an object that is accelerated by the force of gravity. It also serves as an introduction to the data analysis capabilities
More informationFunctions & Data Analysis Tools
Functions & Data Analysis Tools Academic Computing Services www.ku.edu/acs Abstract: This workshop focuses on the functions and data analysis tools of Microsoft Excel. Topics included are the function
More informationIntroduction to Data Tables. Data Table Exercises
Tools for Excel Modeling Introduction to Data Tables and Data Table Exercises EXCEL REVIEW 20002001 Data Tables are among the most useful of Excel s tools for analyzing data in spreadsheet models. Some
More informationGetting started in Excel
Getting started in Excel Disclaimer: This guide is not complete. It is rather a chronicle of my attempts to start using Excel for data analysis. As I use a Mac with OS X, these directions may need to be
More informationInformation Literacy Program
Information Literacy Program Excel (2013) Advanced Charts 2015 ANU Library anulib.anu.edu.au/training ilp@anu.edu.au Table of Contents Excel (2013) Advanced Charts Overview of charts... 1 Create a chart...
More informationCD Appendix A3 Excel Troubleshooting and Detailed. Instructions for Office 1997, 2000, XP, and 2003
CD Appendix A3 Excel Troubleshooting and Detailed Instructions for Office 1997, 2000, XP, and 2003 Before using this appendix please read CD Appendixes A1. If problems persist use this appendix to get
More informationTo launch the Microsoft Excel program, locate the Microsoft Excel icon, and double click.
EDIT202 Spreadsheet Lab Assignment Guidelines Getting Started 1. For this lab you will modify a sample spreadsheet file named Starter Spreadsheet.xls which is available for download from the Spreadsheet
More informationExcel Lab 3: Linear Regression
Excel Lab 3: Linear Regression When working with data sets, the term regression (also called least squares fitting ) refers to determining the formula of a function that relates the data quantities in
More informationUsing Microsoft Excel to Analyze Data
Entering and Formatting Data Using Microsoft Excel to Analyze Data Open Excel. Set up the spreadsheet page (Sheet 1) so that anyone who reads it will understand the page. For the comparison of pipets:
More information